‘The Willoughbys’ Review- Fanciful And Family-Friendly

Based on the children’s book by Lois Lowry, ‘The Willoughbys‘ is a computer-animated children’s’ movie directed by Kris Pearn, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Mark Stanleigh. The film was made by Bron Animation and released widely on Netflix. Narrated by a neighborhood Cat (Ricky Gervais), he tells the story of the Willoughbys. Their family…

‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez’ Review

‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez‘ is a harrowing and troubling six-part documentary of abuse, violence, and neglect in the case of an eight-year-old living in Palmdale, California. It is directed by Brian Knappenberger and made available through Netflix. Gabriel Fernandez was routinely beaten, starved, and locked in a cabinet by his mother and step-father. The…

Music Review- Nichole Nordeman: Slow Down

Nicole Nordeman performs a beautiful song in Slow Down. It is perfect to go after Mother’s Day as it tells about a parent watching their child grow up. In the music video, she sings the beautiful lyrics against the backdrop of kids playing with their parents. The song is itself is beautiful and has so…

Childhood Books That Inspired Me

Yesterday, I was speaking to some friends about books that changed deeply affected our childhood. I cannot speak for my friends, but for me, it was a walk down memory lane. I remember writings from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Anna Sewell, Gilbert Morris, Samuel Clemens, HG Wells, Mary Shelley, and so many other books that…